Alexandra Olgin joined KJZZ as a reporter in 2013.

She is originally from Princeton, N.J., but spent the last four years in college at the University of Missouri. She moved to Phoenix after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in radio-television journalism.

Olgin is the 2013 National Youth Media Award recipient honored at the inaugural Korva Coleman Community Champions Awards Luncheon in February.

While pursuing her degree, she worked at the NPR affiliate, KBIA, in Columbia, Missouri as a reporter, producer and anchor from 2011-2013. She also worked as a multimedia reporter for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s SciXchange program, which focuses on making science news accessible to the public.

She spent the summer of 2012 interning for Thomson Reuters Brussels News Bureau, primarily covering the European Union. Olgin also worked for the NBC affiliate, KOMU, in Columbia, Missouri as a reporter, anchor and web editor from 2009-2011.

During the summer of 2011, she interned at Chicago Fox affiliate WFLD with the investigative and special projects unit. She also worked at an online news source called as a staff writer between 2010 and 2011, and as an intern for the Fox Business Network in New York City in 2010.

Olgin enjoys traveling and any kind of outdoor activity.

Title Author Publication Date
Peoria Residents Urge Override To Combat School Budget Cuts Alexandra Olgin April 27, 2015
Arizona Cities Working On Special Legislation To Use State Population Data For Shared Money Alexandra Olgin April 24, 2015
Ducey Directs Department Of Child Safety To Allow Married Same-Sex Parents To Adopt Alexandra Olgin April 23, 2015
Phoenix City Council Refers Transit Tax To The Ballot Alexandra Olgin April 22, 2015
Arizona Medicaid Recipients Want To Be Part Of Lawsuit On Program Alexandra Olgin April 22, 2015
ASU Researcher To Study Police Body Cameras In Tempe, Spokane Alexandra Olgin April 22, 2015
Arizona Supreme Court Decides Not To Depublish Debra Milke Opinion Alexandra Olgin April 21, 2015
5 Dead In North Phoenix Home Alexandra Olgin April 16, 2015
Phoenix City Council Looks For Options In Flight Path Dispute Alexandra Olgin April 16, 2015
VA Whistleblowers Testify About Retaliation Alexandra Olgin April 13, 2015
US House VA Committee To Hold Hearing On Whistleblower Retaliation Alexandra Olgin April 10, 2015
Arizona Universities Propose Tuition And Fee Increases Alexandra Olgin April 10, 2015
Peoria Schools Scrap Four-Day Idea, But Teachers Still Get Raises Despite Cuts Alexandra Olgin April 09, 2015
Peoria School District Not Likely To Move To Four-Day Week Alexandra Olgin April 09, 2015
Maricopa County Attorney Asks Court To Depublish Milke Opinion Alexandra Olgin April 08, 2015
Arizona Supreme Court Rules Probationers Can Use Medical Marijuana Alexandra Olgin April 07, 2015
New Law Allows Arizonans To Get Lab Tests Without Doctor Order Alexandra Olgin April 06, 2015
Fewer Arizonans Taking GED Tests Alexandra Olgin April 06, 2015
Peoria School Board Looks At Other Ways To Cut Budget Alexandra Olgin April 03, 2015
Arizona May Have Even Harder Time Getting Execution Drugs Alexandra Olgin April 01, 2015
Opposing Medical Views On Effectiveness Of Abortion Reversal Bill Alexandra Olgin March 31, 2015
Scottsdale May Add LGBT Protections To Non-Discrimination Law Alexandra Olgin March 30, 2015
Peoria Unified School District Still Considering Four-Day Week Alexandra Olgin March 27, 2015
Census: Maricopa County Is 2nd Fastest Growing County In US Alexandra Olgin March 26, 2015
Phoenix City Council Takes Steps To Promote Equal Pay Alexandra Olgin March 24, 2015